A STUNNING COWRIE ENCRUSTED HAT FROM BURKINA FASO ( No 3131 )

This is an lovely unusual cowrie shell adorned hat from Burkina Faso. The first one we have found like this in 27 years. Has a jaunty red bauble at the top. Its shows good tribal use and age with old cotton, well patinated cowries. There is a small number of shells missing. In good condition.
Mounted on a metal base which is incuded in the price. We guarantee this item has been tribally used. Height of hat approx 25 cm.

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